the paintings there is affectionate allusion
and homage to the kind of earlier Canadian
landscape painting that tended to cut off
its awe just to spite its realism. Mackenzie’s
paintings are not landscapes, however; they
are more like mystery plays unfolding on
Series no. 14, 1982. Synthetic polymer
on canvas, 6 x 7 ½ feet (182.9cm x 221cm).
Collection of National Gallery of Canada.